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Daston to Deliver Intranet Services for Defense Information Systems Agency

MCLEAN, Va., March 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Daston Corporation, a leading provider of information technology solutions, announced today it has won a multi-million dollar contract to design, develop, implement, and maintain the hardware and software that provides Intranet Services for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA).

Daston will lead the DISA Office of Information and Knowledge Management's efforts to provide a suite of software that comprise the DISA Intranet Services. DISA Intranet Services includes document management, content management, records management, identity management, application authentication and single-sign-on (SSO), enterprise directory (LDAP) management, enterprise search, and web server hosting services. In order to provide such services, the Daston team brings a wealth of knowledge and experience in popular software technologies such as Computer Associates (CA) SiteMinder, Sun Identity Manager, SunOne Directory Server, Apache Regain Search, Oracle Database, Oracle/BEA WebLogic, KnowledgeTree, Microsoft ASP, and Adobe ColdFusion.

In addition to developing and delivering advanced IT solutions for DISA, Daston will provide expert integration services to provide the architectural and engineering know-how to adopt DOD Net-Centric Services for internal DISA use. Daston will also provide the expertise necessary for the Office of Information and Knowledge Management to deliver the Intranet Services in a service-oriented architecture (SOA) environment consistent with DOD's requirements for Net-Centricity.

"Based on our years of experience in the government sector, we understand the critical needs of DISA and the importance of delivering functional and secure applications in a timely manner," said Greg Callen, Managing Director of the DoD practice and Senior Vice President at Daston. "Daston is eager to deliver proven solutions and a highly trained staff that will improve communications and operations agency-wide."

Lastly, Daston will also provide the engineering staff to design, develop, implement, and maintain the Office of Information and Knowledge Management's customer applications such as the DISA Financial Management System (DFMS), and the Action Information Management System (AIMS) task management tool. "These are critical business applications that DISA has entrusted to our team; a responsibility we confidently accept," Callen said.

About DISA

DISA provides advanced information technology and immediate communications support to the president, vice president, secretary of defense, military services, and combatant commands. From its Arlington, VA, headquarters and through worldwide field activities, DISA offers solutions and enhanced capabilities that enable customers to make rapid decisions, using real-time information, and to turn these decisions into critical strategic, operational, and tactical actions. For more information about DISA, visit www.disa.mil/.

About Daston Corporation

Founded 1992, Daston Corporation is a woman- and minority-owned, professional services firm headquartered in McLean, Virginia. Daston provides solutions in the areas of information technology, Software as a Service (SaaS) services and solutions, financial management and management consulting. Customers include leading government agencies and private industry. For more information about Daston services, visit www.daston.com.

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